Brandon Starkweather

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These 100 Companies Are Leading the Way in A.I.

Whether you fear it or embrace it, the A.I. revolution is coming—and it promises to have an enormous impact on the world economy. PwC estimates that …

Artificial Intelligence

In China, classroom cameras scan student faces for emotion, stoking fears of new form of state monitoring

Open this photo in gallery<p>A Chinese school has equipped several classrooms with cameras that can recognize the emotions of students, introducing a potent new form of artificial intelligence into education, while also raising alarms about a novel method of monitoring children for classroom …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Ends Agreement with Pentagon After 3,000 Employees Call Artificial Intelligence Program Evil

Google was set to help develop an artificial intelligence program to help military drone strikes reduce the number of civilian casualties — that is, …

Artificial Intelligence

Sydney student's robot window cleaner wins $100,000 science prize

Injuries from high-rise buildings inspired a Sydney student's invention that earned a $100,000 international science award.<p>Oliver Nicholls’ robot …

Robotics

Finnish university's online AI course is open to everyone

Helsinki University in Finland has launched a course on artificial intelligence -- one that's completely free and open to everyone around the world. Unlike Carnegie Mellon's new undergrad degree in AI, which the institution created to train future experts in the field, Helsinki's offering is more …

Artificial Intelligence

Aquatic drone swarms are coming to a body of water near you

We haven't heard the "Aquabotix" name in awhile, but that doesn't mean the company's been resting on its laurels. The aquatic drone company has been working on SwarmDivers, which as the name suggests, is a cluster of drones that can "function simultaneously as a single coordinated entity, be easily …

15 Foods To Do And Don’t Eat On An Empty Stomach

It is no longer news that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it helps to get you energised, so that you will be active throughout the …

The 16 Best Homemade Snacks to Keep You Full and Happy

Food

How To: Stealthfully Sniff Wi-Fi Activity Without Connecting to a Target Router

Identifying vulnerable devices and services on a target network can be difficult without leaving traces behind since hackers primarily attack the …

Information Security

The Sluggish Robot Revolution Is About to Speed Up—Here Are 5 Reasons Why

For years, futurists have been warning anyone who will listen about the impending robot uprising. It’s 2018 — so where are all the robots? Although …

Robotics

Here are the 10 most in-demand AI skills and how to develop them

Having the top skills can make the difference between getting hired in the emerging tech field and having your resume ignored.<p>It's no secret that …

Coconut Spirulina Superfood Smoothie [Vegan, Paleo]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Gluten-Free

Storyline lets you build and publish Alexa skills without coding

Thirty-nine million Americans now own a smart speaker device, but the voice app ecosystem is still developing. While Alexa today has over 25,000 skills available, a number of companies haven’t yet built a skill for the platform, or offer only a very basic skill that doesn’t work that well. That’s …

This "Swiss Army Knife" Tiny House Is Just 96 Square Feet

If you and your belongings plan on co-existing peacefully inside the tiny home of your dreams, it's absolutely pertinent to come up with a game plan …

Incredible design ideas for self-confessed introverts

We see a lot of homes here at homify that are clearly the products of both inspired architects with vision, as well as bold and creative clients, but …

Personality

13 year old builds a Tiny House for only $1500!

YouTube

Minimalist aVOID tiny house is an ever-transforming living experience (Video)

The tiny house movement has evolved dramatically since its early days, when a saccharine-sweet, rustic aesthetic was <i>de rigeur</i>, and floorplans were …

Tiny homes with novel space-saving solutions are here to stay

Stuff<p>The Millennial tiny house by Build Tiny has some novel space-saving ideas, including retractable stairs.<p>The interest in tiny homes shows no sign …

This All-In-One Piece of Furniture Is A Tiny House Must-Have

A single piece of furniture, designed by architect Angel Rico, allows this husband, wife, and child to live happily in only 20 square meters of space …

Tips for building a tiny house in cold climates

Unfortunately, when it comes to building a tiny home, “small” doesn’t always equate to “cozy.” Cold northern climates present a unique challenge for …

This floating tiny house is perfect for those who dream of living on water

For those of us who dream of living by the water, this tiny house might have just topped all of our expectations by actually being on the …

The Freshome Gift Guide: Tiny Living and Small Apartment Gifts

That special person who lives in a small apartment or studio is one of the hardest to shop for during the holidays. When space is limited or tiny …

Gift Guides

7 Things You Might Not Know About Tiny House Community Life

A few years ago, almost no one had even heard of a tiny house. But now? Across the nation, more than a dozen cities are become officially tiny-home …

Tiny House Movement

Ladies and Gentlemen…The One…The Only…Pete Nelson!

If you’re a fan of the TV show “Tree House Masters” or you fondly recall your childhood days hoarding scrap pieces of lumber to build a fort or a …

Tiny House Movement

Who Knew? Understanding Composting Toilet Codes

As with the legality of tiny houses on wheels in general, composting toilet regulations differ from municipality to municipality. In fact, states …

DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse

When an outhouse comes to mind, no one really thinks of it as being a particularly nice or good-looking space—but you can prove that notion wrong by building your own modern version.<p>In fact, outhouses are generally relegated out of sight and thought to be solely utilitarian. Below, we show you how …

The 12ft Adirondack Tiny House with ‘Secret Bed’ Built into Floor!

This is the Adirondack tiny house on wheels by Cubist Engineering. It’s a simple 12.5ft space on wheels with a beautiful interior that you can use in …

5 Tips on Staying Warm in Your Tiny Home This Winter

Are you a new owner of a tiny home? Here are some tiny tips on how to stay warm in your tiny home this winter, from the pros at Homes.com.The post 5 …

How To Design a Tiny House with Pen & Paper

This video shows how I’d currently tackle designing a tiny house with pen & paper. Normally I draw houses using SketchUp Pro, a 3D drawing program …

This Firefighter Built a 140SF Tiny House on Wheels

Our adoration for tiny homes knows no bounds, and this cozy Canadian earthship-inspired house on wheels is no exception.<p>The construction of the …